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BA in Anthropology

Shorelight - Adelphi University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

December 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 41,600

Course Accredited By

ACS

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
When you study anthropology, you will learn an interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving that connects human behavior to cultures, histories, economics and politics.
  • With their deep understanding of human diversity and global cultures, anthropologists are in high demand in fields like education, law, library science, museum administration and curatorship, advertising and marketing, public and civil service, medicine, dentistry, pharmaceuticals, and public health.
  • Benefit from a well-rounded education that centers on unique research opportunities working alongside top faculty in the field.
  • Design an individualized program of study that rewards your curiosity and allows you to pursue your own area of interest in the human experience.
  • Develop the intellectual tools to enter graduate school or the workforce as an engaged global citizen with an exceptional understanding of human connections, cultures and diversity.
  • The Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology provides a comprehensive education that focuses on the principal methods used in anthropology today. You can pursue three of the major subfields at Adelphi—cultural anthropology, archaeology and physical/forensic anthropology—as well as take advantage of the abundant research opportunities and fieldwork under the direction of our renowned faculty.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2022
  • April 2023
  • July 2023

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

  • undergraduate aap 2 terms c /7
  • undergraduate eap 3 terms c /7
  • undergraduate id 2 terms b-/8

English Requirements Certificate

  • Gcse/Igcse
  • Aap (2 Terms) B (B)
  • Eap (3 Terms) C (C)
  • Id (2 Terms) Na
  • Academic English - Pse (1 Term) Below C (C): Other Approved Test Required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (C): Other Approved Test Required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (C): Other Approved Test Required

Ielts

  • Aap (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No Subscore Below 5.0
  • Eap (3 Terms) 5 No Subscore Below 4.5
  • Id (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - Pse (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

Toefl

  • Aap (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No Subscore Below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • Eap (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No Subscore Below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • Id (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - Pse (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Uganda 

  • Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English Requirements certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Tanzania

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

(BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)

  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4 

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

United Kingdom

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE
  • Bachelor’s degree (Pass or Honours earned after 3 or 4 years); Bachelor of (Architecture, Dental Surgery, Medicine); Master of Pharmacy (I and II); BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Technology or Technological Engineering or Arts and Design
  • Undergraduate PS AAP 2 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS EAP 3 Terms 45
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 55

English Requirements certificate

  • GCSE/IGCSE
  • AAP (2 Terms) B (b)
  • EAP (3 Terms) C (c)
  • ID (2 Terms) NA
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required
  • Academic English (2 Terms) Below C (c): Other approved test required

IELTS

  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4

TOEFL

  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14 (My Best Accepted)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12 (My Best Accepted)
  • ID (2 Terms) 80 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 50 - 59 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 40 (My Best Accepted)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 40 - 49 (My Best Accepted)

Duolingo

  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (approved through fall 22)
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80 (approved through fall 22)
  • ID (2 Terms) 110 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 70 (approved through fall 22)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) 50 (approved through fall 22)
    Academic English (2 Terms) 60 (approved through fall 22)

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Anthropology
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 40
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

  • There are 5 core classes (16 total credits) that all students complete for the B.A. in Anthropology. Additionally, students must take at least one course beyond the introductory level (200 ) in each of the three areas of cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, and archaeology. The field of anthropology is complementary to other academic departments and programs at Adelphi thus providing many opportunities for double majors or other combinations of study. Students should contact the Anthropology Department to explore their interests in completing a double major.

Core Requirements
(16 credits)

  • ANT (0103) 111 - Cultural Anthropology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 112 - Biological Anthropology Credits: 3.50 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 113 - Archaeology Credits: 3.50 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 325 - History of Anthropological Theory Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 499 - Fieldwork Methods Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • Level I-IV Language Credits: 0-12.00 hrs

Cultural Anthropology (choose one)
(3 credits)

  • ANT (0103) 238 - Blood, Sex and Kinship Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 242 - Psychological Anthropology Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 248 - Culture And Health Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ANT (0103) 251 - Anthropology of Religion Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ANT (0103) 265 - The Developing World: Culture, Conflict and Changes Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ANT (0103) 351 - Anthropology of Religion Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ABC (0101) 208 - Elements of Black Culture Credits: 3.00hrs
  • HIS (0136) 260 - African Diaspora in the Muslim World Credits: 3.00hrs
  • ABC (0101) 223 - The Caribbean Credits: 3.00 or cross listed with HIS (0136) 223 - The Caribbean Credits:3.00 hrs
  • ABC (0102) 270 - Ethnicity in The United States Credits: 3.00 or cross listed with SOC (0170) 270 –

Ethnicity in the United States Credits: 3.00

  • ABC (0101) 372 - The Role of Race in Contemporary U.S. and Global Society Credits: 3.00 or cross listed with SOC (0170) 370 - The Role of Race in Contemporary U.S. and Global Society Credits: 3.00hrs

Physical Anthropology (choose one)
(3-6 credits)

  • ANT (0103) 225 - Human Evolution Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 333 - Field Methods in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology Credits: 3.00 to 6.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 362 - Jaws, Teeth and Forensic Dentistry Credits: 4.00hrs
  • ANT (0103) 441 - Forensic Anthropology & Osteology Credits: 4.00 hrs

Archaeology (choose one)
(3-4 credits)

  • ANT (0103) 223 - Archaeology of North America Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 244 - Rise and Fall of Civilization Credits: 3.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 322 - Archaeology of Animals Credits: 3.50 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 332 - Archaeological Field Methods in Alaska Credits: 4.00 hrs
  • ANT (0103) 369 - Ancient Warfare: The Classical Era Credits: 3.50 hrs
    (15 credits in Anthropology)
  • Electives include all courses with the ANT 0103 prefix. Students with appropriate course preparation are encouraged to consider independent study research courses known as Guided Readings and Guided Research. Consult the Full Course Catalog in C.L.A.S.S. and meet with Anthropology faculty for further support.
  • Additionally, with the permission of the Department Chair, three (3) credits from a program outside of Anthropology may be applied toward the Electives requirement.
  • Academic Accelerator Cost per 
  • Semester Fall 2021 $21,104.7
  • Spring 2022 $21,104.7 
  • Summer 2022 $21,104.7 
  • Housing Option Description Cost Per Semester 
  • Option A: On Campus Double (with AC) 
  • Option A offers on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students and a common bathroom in hallway.
  •  Fall 2021 $6,295 
  • Spring 2022 $6,295
  •  Summer 2022 $5,531
  • Option B: On Campus Large Triple (with AC) 
  • Option B offers an on-campus suite-style room shared among three undergraduate students. Shared bathroom is en suite. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,710 
  • Spring 2022 $6,710 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option C: On Campus Regular Triple (with AC) 
  • Option C offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with an ensuite bathroom. 
  • Fall 2021 $6,490 
  • Spring 2022 $6,490
  •  Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option D: On Campus Double (No AC) 
  • Option D offers an on-campus dorm room shared between two undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $5,705 
  • Spring 2022 $5,705 
  • Summer 2022 $5,531 
  • Option E: On Campus Converted Triple (No AC) 
  • Option E offers an on-campus dorm room shared among three undergraduate students, with a common bathroom in the hallway. 
  • Fall 2021 $4,725 
  • Spring 2022 $4,725
  •  Summer 2022 $5,772 Meal Plan Details Cost Per Semester Panther Lifestyle Plan 200 meals per semester (~12 meals per week) at "all you can eat" dining hall, plus $200 Panther Dollars at food trucks, markets, cafés, and more. Includes free Sunday brunch in Post Hall. 
  • Fall 2021 $2,365 
  • Spring 2022 $2,365 
  • Summer 2022 $700

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